Massage Prescribed by a Physician
Massage therapy can be prescribed by your doctor. If you are suffering from any of the following conditions, consult your active insurance plan as well as your physician to see if Massage Therapy could be a treatment option:
Massage SOAP Notes
SOAP (subjective, objective, assessment and plan) notes are an integral part of the vocation of massage therapy. Massage therapists rely on SOAP notes to help create long-term plans for client care, and insurance companies insist on them in order to process reimbursement.
CMS Form 1500
The CMS-1500 form is the standard claim form used by a non-institutional provider or supplier to bill Medicare carriers and durable medical equipment regional carriers (DMERCs) when a provider qualifies for a waiver from the Administrative Simplification Compliance Act (ASCA) requirement for electronic submission of claims. It is also used for billing of some Medicaid state agencies.